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Debian: New sendmail packages fix arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Updated package.
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA 1015-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
March 23rd, 2006                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : sendmail
Vulnerability  : programming error
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-0058
CERT advisory  : VU#834865

Mark Dowd discovered a flaw in the handling of asynchronous signals in
sendmail, a powerful, efficient, and scalable mail transport agent.
This allows a remote attacker may to exploit a race condition to
execute arbitrary code as root.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.12.3-7.2.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.13.4-3sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.13.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your sendmail package immediately.


Upgrade Instructions
- --------------------

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      753 e88f300c970924d33b8ba8ea2b3eae6b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   277212 96008f9276955cd69add11424604e8e4
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1840401 b198b346b10b3b5afc8cb4e12c07ff4d

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-doc_8.12.3-7.2_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   747982 c253bf2db4f202a880396249318df054

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   267946 5cc2f292308e753286150b9f5f0dc598
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1107346 cee76bc87880b6d986337cb758bdd9e6

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   247798 b47e73e4eb91410308ff3d7772986c9b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   979674 d03f90f8d57fa4bbe2f90776a487680e

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   237492 75116396559388f01e199773e2dda2a3
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   917446 0fd30312a872b9a3d1ba7c3e6c3d46b5

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   282384 4ce505c68a5434df2a6d196b87884e78
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1332476 863dd30db60027d3efe5028c09b12805

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   261800 b7d14fc3ef6fc0b07068970659c4916a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1081594 8c154a46eb55b2c65399ced49674fcac

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   231320 e8bcfb54013b87753ddf6f146a38ed1d
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   865750 0d10292b121fcaee2ec8e7362528ac45

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   255544 f64577662a0d9385b2e451696f9d4d71
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1024626 68dd1d411341a29cec916d081c78653f

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   255318 44a704f72834bd7e61e40419ed892f9a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1025096 ebff9cf403b127d5c5b37678435c9a59

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   257626 6c320d8d0eec5301975d14ec7632042e
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   979760 9c0fd5bd23d59ca6dc461ffa21464d18

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   242998 ea909d1747afa18b2c11b8a73cee4d26
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   966800 958bf2ddae058848aeb49bd7df86d0f4

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.12.3-7.2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   245638 600345d0daac2924b9e186330a5f9f71
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.12.3-7.2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   982872 b7f58435a7d8049a0678571f4e2cad16


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.13.4-3sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      912 eced5184913171b9c96c58dc6b46279b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.13.4-3sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   383581 400a529e2e745e5d54d0eb79b47d0e13
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.13.4.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1968047 d80dc659df96c63d227ed80c0c71b708

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-base_8.13.4-3sarge1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   342146 76bd67d4b76fd9896475719e4bb83c52
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-cf_8.13.4-3sarge1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   280612 ae20d882572cd061347a21f3df777411
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-doc_8.13.4-3sarge1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   693884 c49f59ed7ddab7d925568bf9cca0a802
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   193550 85d828672cb32f212d9c51ba9f4a59f4

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   318962 054be9a965fe0d26a277f5a8a98e3860
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   215538 b6e82eb7fcfe8c6f6d70d086d797c41b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   228768 0c6b3040154cc762802326d66b798e68
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   953656 81590285d76c7f1d1065fa256e3c0d16
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198052 f32099dafc92f3cef8bb70aa724faa2d

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   296490 22966058918ee931eed27ffedd1845cf
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   213122 9aea29eb85643183224d32b8aaf2384d
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   225200 cefe11998072135ea099a415e79ba686
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   850848 d2861fe4cec727e76248860f04759194
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   197596 66cb61fbd5994a5ed8572e2161c212d0

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   291872 35aae5c6f5979ad62f2c5fb948bad855
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   211494 5d0c235fedc3fa665f492cc0eb405ca5
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   223606 00e0deaa2f351d66e76aecd5b96cd7f2
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   829146 ba91e23d646a78ab9bf81184d4105eed
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   197170 09956736b466d15ed9bb7eb220547282

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   288740 029c9c000ac133ce3c72aef194fb927e
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   213300 acfda80137ef82bac707e737af27c28b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   223850 79f561f32701ffc65b3286c9d2b15c2e
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   813824 cf8af93fb4c550a746f56312b5378196
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198798 95278a3b872edbc954eb3587faae2ff3

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   330628 f8accd0b6b54d974f5f6d0eb0c01d098
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   220376 08c4cc7b20eff79b9b7b42c89203f1ee
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   239602 68274560ddbb6341bee00250bb3966c2
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1162354 ef069d23929b49f045ec4b87af118490
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198910 42814633feb7d12ba9b86b0b99b5898a

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   301436 6a44da8d49780bf89e8de21c333af1d3
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   215576 965aa367c614665b310cd8a62b287e4b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   229332 d1b796e3714f112cd6e647a9401dcbf5
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   919600 69abc5aa11ccf4abfef10d42e1a46310
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198046 52fc9ce8ca0e65ef2bc3cb8f11b7a6f5

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   272712 66c27a318830a6fa64819477338cd23f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   210798 39e8ab1bcb81a8a7284c9b418eca0e29
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   218808 bb1f4007b54c4e8a23aa279b3ab67cf2
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   728192 9a5ab3d6aecdd1148519b0686ba71aff
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   197104 cbe649dd8c0748821c9ab214b00bf2f0

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   293096 696541d7935855697b3ca74f34bce650
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   211980 aa0bf589a3b15a6b5cb5d0c2a2c51f2a
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   227312 2db4f638a58d94799e14deb882386e87
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   883120 55ff1991c6ce32475afdd292a8ba895f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198070 f689f690fbe8dd7726f2bb2c419caff8

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   293902 bd277684c70732ab5edbf8c339ff1f1f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   212276 4f1ea8a69fbde664a60dec325ab4294d
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   227598 52a98a34b8d7d82d34f500c047f1876c
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   886812 ad4d962d2eaceb9123143d66d984fda3
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   198250 eb756c3f90723f4feb9b1b4475531064

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   294318 3416024842aa172fea686e2ed7e93f95
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   214374 a532541dcb05fe73f650e65e5ec391d8
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   226788 90c4e2b480235434bd8a101ec88a1b66
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   864680 19b18eef4e5267eb5a79aa5d272a89c1
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   197658 9c53a99a1cdfcd5eb88e3bb60ffac707

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   295110 6d5a6645a56f5f1e5b96ee1edf74d014
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   213228 4939dd0e6135eaef97186dc78ea0f6a0
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   228616 3c0e7578d0307e8a766d93ab3e8398bd
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   875030 e6630e78597b3fa8beea3fe0ed6c0570
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   197610 a9b8ff1c29eb5d832f46f37360be0da7

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter-dev_8.13.4-3sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   285328 af47ebab7c6f2c40947d3db63d096b2b
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/libmilter0_8.13.4-3sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   211552 1ff3266e7fd86a23f75bb893e5e3b293
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/rmail_8.13.4-3sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   222818 f4003549477da95806b491419fffd743
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sendmail-bin_8.13.4-3sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   819308 a4ed26ef9608278f2ddbb4342af8df35
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sendmail/sensible-mda_8.13.4-3sarge1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   197330 7a51e38cfbb62b22752935f4a91af2d8


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
 
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